Market registers small gains, Nifty ends Feb expiry at 8939

The key benchmark indices logged the day on a flat note amid a high volatile session of the week. The BSE Sensex, gained 28.26 points or 0.1% at 28,892.97, while the Nifty50 index rose 12.60 points or 0.14% to 8,939.50 at closing. The BSE Mid-Cap index was up 0.19%, while the BSE Small-Cap index was up 0.11%. Both these indices outperformed the Sensex.

Intraday volatility was high. The key benchmark indices carried on to extend intraday gains till mid-afternoon trade. Domestic stocks trimmed gains in late trade on profit booking.
Asian stocks were trading mixed note, since investors digested the minutes of the Fed Reserve’s January policy meeting.

Indian stock markets remains shut tomorrow, 24 Feb 2017 on account of MAHASHIVRATRI.